Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes is seeking an entry level Assistant Field Hockey Coach with outstanding leadership skills that can recruit, mentor, motivate and teach student-athletes. The Assistant Field Hockey Coach will organize and implement practice and game plans in coordination with the Head Field Hockey Coach; recruit for field hockey; and perform designated facility duties. Also serve as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. There will be a secondary duty assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Guided by the Rhodes Vision, the Assistant Field Hockey Coach should build a sense of community and enthusiasm around the field hockey program by engaging the student body, alumni, parents and fans. Strong relational skills with internal and external constituents are critical. Other duties include participating in development and fundraising activities with various constituents and/or other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. This position requires flexibility to travel and work weekends and evenings when necessary. This is a full-time 10 month position.
Previous experience as a high school and/or college field hockey coach required. Must communicate effectively with all types of people, and establish and maintain a strong working relationship with students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and other college personnel. Must have the ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision. Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. This position requires a valid driver's license, good driving record, and must be insurable by the College's insurance carrier.
Please visit jobs.rhodes.edu to apply online. A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume and the names of three references. Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity as one of its core values (http://www.rhodes.edu/collegehandbook/10309.asp).